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Field Op 2003-07C : Farm Bill 2002: 4/1/2003 Food Stamp Noncitizen Restoration Part III

Date: 
04/29/2003
Author: 
DTA

Effective April 1, 2003, the Farm Bill restored food stamp eligibility to Legal
Permanent Residents and other qualified noncitizens as defined in 106 CMR
362.240 who have lived in the United States for five years or longer. Based on
BEACON noncitizen information, 1,630 noncitizens (former SSFSP
recipients) do not appear eligible for federal food stamp benefits
This field operations memo:

* Discusses the notice that was sent to noncitizens (former SSFSP
recipients) that do not appear eligible for federal food stamp benefits.
* Provides information regarding a report of these ineligible noncitizens.

This report will be sent separately by e-mail.

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